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Genealogy Frequently Asked Questions
When can I visit the Special Collections Department?
We look forward to your visit! The Special Collections Department has these hours:
- Monday – Thursday: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
- Friday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
- Saturday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
- Sunday: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Will a Special Collections librarian visit a grave site or living relative for me?
No. However, librarians can offer research suggestions, such as connecting you to local genealogy groups and local genealogists and researchers for hire.
Can you provide the name of a local genealogist and/or researcher to help with my genealogy and family history needs?
Yes. For a list of local genealogists/researchers please contact the Special Collections Department at 812.232.1116 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
There is a book in the Special Collections Department that I cannot find available anywhere else; may I check it out?
Due to the fragility, rarity, and uniqueness of many of the items in the Special Collections Department, the materials do not circulate.
Can I access Ancestry Plus at home?
No, Ancestry Plus is only available for use in the library.
Can I look at old yearbooks from a Vigo County high school?
Some yearbooks are available online. Otherwise, the Special Collections Department staff can help you locate the yearbook you need from the collection.
Where can I go online to view historic pictures of Terre Haute?
The Vigo County Public Library's local history books and pictorial books are available online. You can also check out Wabash Valley Visions and Voices to learn more about the rich history of the Wabash Valley.